Is there a rich text editor for MediaWiki?

You may be looking for the rich-text editor, VisualEditor. See VisualEditor:Test to try it. This page is outdated. It was written for an older version of MediaWiki and may not apply to the most recent version. If you have checked or updated this page and found the content to be suitable, please remove this notice.

Is the pdfhandler extension compatible with MediaWiki?

Snapshots releases along with MediaWiki. Master is not backwards compatible. Git [?]: Check usage and version matrix. The PdfHandler extension shows uploaded PDF files in a multipage preview layout. Together with the Proofread Page extension, PDF files can be displayed side-by-side with text.

What does the VisualEditor extension do for MediaWiki?

The VisualEditor extension allows for editing pages as rich content. There is also a project of the same name aiming to create a reliable rich-text editor for the Web and for MediaWiki. The VisualEditor extension relies on the separate nodeJS-based Parsoid parser service that needs to be installed and enabled in order to edit pages with it.

Why was the enhanced toolbar removed from MediaWiki?

After then, it was only shown for users who disabled the “enhanced-toolbar” (2010 editor) preference. This editor was removed in MediaWiki 1.32. A similar toolbar is available as a volunteer-supported local gadget at some wikis. This was a mobile-specific set of modifications to the 2003 desktop wikitext editor.

Which is the best WYSIWYG editor for wiki pages?

Extension:TinyMCE (successor to the now-unmaintained, Extension:TinyMCE MW) lets users edit wiki pages using the popular open source JavaScript-based WYSIWYG editor TinyMCE. Mozile takes a different approach to editing, using DOM operations instead of the designMode features which most other editors rely on.

What do external editors do in MediaWiki manual?

When a resource is requested for being edited externally, MediaWiki sends out a control file that contains information about the resource; most importantly, its network location (URL) and the interface that is to be used for changing it. See Manual:External editors: control files for the specifications.